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by snakeoil
Fri Dec 19, 2014 21:34
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Netting for Sausage
Replies: 2
Views: 3449

Netting for Sausage

I would like to know how to use netting to dress up my fibrous sausage casings after or before they are stuffed.
Thanks tor the help
by snakeoil
Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:30
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Sausage "Chatter"
Replies: 327
Views: 109952

Having trouble finding pork fat for my breakfast sausage

anyone know of a good substitute?
Thanks snakeoil
by snakeoil
Wed Nov 26, 2014 12:51
Forum: Sausages
Topic: My rubberier breakfast sausage
Replies: 17
Views: 8742

Re: My rubberier breakfast sausage

Why is my sausage rubberier? Is it the size of the grind or over mixing or what? I have made homemade sausage for years and have never made good texture sausage like the commercial sausage makers. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks It could be overmixing, could be the grind, could be too much bind...
by snakeoil
Wed Nov 26, 2014 02:02
Forum: Sausages
Topic: My rubberier breakfast sausage
Replies: 17
Views: 8742

My rubberier breakfast sausage

Why is my sausage rubberier? Is it the size of the grind or over mixing or what? I have made homemade sausage for years and have never made good texture sausage like the commercial sausage makers. Anyone have any suggestions?
Thanks
by snakeoil
Sat Nov 22, 2014 17:15
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Corn Syrup Solids?
Replies: 16
Views: 13471

corn syrup solids

Where is the best place to buy corn syrup solids
by snakeoil
Sun Nov 16, 2014 20:45
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Omcan 44lb capacity meat mixer
Replies: 2
Views: 3395

Snakeoil- All of the mixers I have seen pretty much have the same innards so as a rule of thumb 1/2 capacity and they work OK, below that they just don't work right. There is some info in this recent string: http://www.wedlinydomowe.pl/en/viewtopic.php?p=30165#30165 Its pretty much a like/hate rela...
by snakeoil
Sun Nov 16, 2014 15:22
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Omcan 44lb capacity meat mixer
Replies: 2
Views: 3395

Omcan 44lb capacity meat mixer

Anyone know the (minimum) amount of meat the Omcan 44lb capacity meat mixer will mix?
by snakeoil
Sat Nov 15, 2014 13:46
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Drywall mixing paddle
Replies: 2
Views: 2619

Drywall mixing paddle

for mixing sausage in a 5 gallon bucket
by snakeoil
Sat Nov 15, 2014 01:02
Forum: Sausages
Topic: 21 mm sheep casings
Replies: 13
Views: 9622

Snakeoil, you didn't ask "what is the best casing for making sausages?" but after messing round with natural casings for years I found the Collagen casings. They require no refrigeration, last for several years and come out of the packet compressed to about 6 or 7" long. That casing fills to make a...
by snakeoil
Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:28
Forum: Sausages
Topic: 21 mm sheep casings
Replies: 13
Views: 9622

snakeoil, what I do is soak my casings beginning from when they arrive. Whether they are in dry salt or a wet salt solution I remove them from the original bag and place them in a plastic container(a well cleaned cottage cheese container with lid works well) with a very heavy brine solution. I use ...
by snakeoil
Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:19
Forum: Sausages
Topic: 21 mm sheep casings
Replies: 13
Views: 9622

I find it helpful to lay them on a long table and gently stretch them out. Depending on the length you may have to make u-turns to cover the whole length but keep the braided bunch intact. Untie the portion with the ring then start at the other end and pick one casing and gently work it toward the ...
by snakeoil
Thu Nov 13, 2014 02:02
Forum: Sausages
Topic: 21 mm sheep casings
Replies: 13
Views: 9622

Do you mean the opening or pulling a single casing out of the fold.[/quote]
Yes and i am new at this.
thanks for the reply
by snakeoil
Thu Nov 13, 2014 00:25
Forum: Sausages
Topic: 21 mm sheep casings
Replies: 13
Views: 9622

21 mm sheep casings

i am looking a real good quality 21mm sheep casing. I purchased a hank but having trouble getting them apart. Anyone have a answer for this? would smaller batches be better?
Any help will be appreciated
by snakeoil
Wed Nov 12, 2014 01:58
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Heads up on pork deals
Replies: 19
Views: 11845

Heads up on pork deals

Whats the going price for pork butts in Oklahoma or any where? I was hoping this close to Thanksgiving they be at give away prices
by snakeoil
Fri Oct 24, 2014 01:17
Forum: Sausages
Topic: Prague pink salt #1
Replies: 2
Views: 3202

Prague pink salt #1

why has my Prague #1 pink salt #! turned yellow